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Raspberry Pi PLEX TV

Introduction: Raspberry Pi PLEX TV<p>Hi! In this Instructable I will show you how I made my own Raspberry Pi-powered TV using PLEX.<p>In fact, I am using …

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Wearable Tech Emerging For Chronic Pain Relief

Some think that wearables are a pain, like Alan Tyers who wrote “why I hate wearable technology” for The Telegraph. But how about wearables that can actually relieve pain?<p>The opioid crisis has revealed another real ongoing problem: a lot of people have chronic pain. For example, Lady Gaga recently …

Wearable Tech

Listen to any door open with this wireless doorbell kit for $10

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>PECHAM US on Amazon (99% positive feedback lifetime) currently has Amazon’s #1 best seller Wireless Doorbell Kit (up to 1,000 ft) …

This Millionaire CEO Chooses To Wear a Fitbit Over a Rolex and for Really Interesting Reasons

Ever see Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk or Steve Jobs wearing a Rolex these days? If you pay attention when these guys speak, you'll notice they all wear smart watches. More and more CEOs are ditching their fancy watches for smart watches.<p>Now, before I begin telling you a story with a powerful …

Russell Brice Retires From Mountain Guiding

While this story is linked to the events that took place in the Karakoram last week, I thought it was significant enough to give it its own post. …

The Top 5 Regrets of the Dying (And No, Working Longer Hours Didn't Make the List)

I doubt anyone on their deathbed has ever said, "I wish I worked more."<p>No matter what you do for a living, all of us have something in common: We all have 24 hours in a day. How you choose to spend your time, or your life, is up to you.<p>We only have one life to live. At the end of your life, what do …

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The Best Ramen in Tokyo

Suzuran<p>1-7-12 Ebisu, Shibuya-ku<p><b>Order:</b> Kakuni Tanmen<p>If there’s a New York-born Jewish guy who knows his Tokyo ramen, it’s Ivan Orkin. He lived in the …

Smart Homes' Basic Setup: 5 Devices You Need, Prices And Risks Involved

Our homes and generally our lives, are growing more and more smart every day. Whether it be smartwatches, smartphones and smart speakers, they can …

The Best External Hard Drives For Photographers (2017)

Photographers need technology, more so now than ever before in the history of the art, and in particular since the move to digital over a decade ago. …

Computer Hardware

Use your tablet like a laptop with $14 Anker Bluetooth Ultra-Slim Keyboard

Tablet computers give us a lot of functionality in a compact and lightweight package, allowing us to take our entertainment, work, and social …

A Complete Beginner's Guide To Blockchain

You may have heard the term ‘blockchain’ and dismissed it as a fad, a buzzword, or even technical jargon. But I believe blockchain is a technological advance that will have wide-reaching implications that will not just transform the financial services but many other businesses and industries.<p>A …

Blockchain

Google wants to bring smart tools to Raspberry Pi-like boards

Google has hinted that it is interested in bringing "smart tools" to users of board computers like Raspberry Pi 3 and Intel's Edison.<p>The company has …

Recipe: How to Make Shanghai-Style Soup Dumplings

A few years ago, I was living in LA and taking regular trips to the San Gabriel Valley, home to hundreds of restaurants serving regional Chinese food (among other cuisines). With friends in tow, I’d drive into the parking lot of whatever dumpling house living legend/noted food writer Jonathan Gold …

Food & Dining

Build Your Own Smartphone-Connected Door Lock With a Raspberry Pi

You can purchase a smart lock that you control with your phone easily enough, but it’s much more fun to actually make one yourself. YouTubers Hacker …

The complete list of Google Home commands so far

The Google Home is a $130 (£130 or AU$199) smart home speaker that showcases the artificially intelligent, voice-activated Google Assistant. It lets you set timers, control lights and thermostats, play trivia games, watch YouTube or Netflix and more -- all with simple voice commands.<p>Google has …

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The Best Touchscreen-Compatible Gloves

The plights of the winter warrior are plenty, but one in particular is figuring out how to keep your hands from turning blue and numb in freezing …

The smartest watches are still mechanical

There was a little moment during this month’s Consumer Electronics Show where I discovered that I was surrounded by colleagues wearing regular, old school mechanical watches. Dan Seifert, Mark Linsangan, and I each had on a watch that knew only the time and date. It wasn’t a coordinated thing, and …

The Raspberry Pi Zero Makes a Great Motion Sensing Security Camera Too

We know that a Raspberry Pi can be turned into a motion sensing security camera, but it’s even cheaper to do it with the $5 Raspberry Pi Zero. DIYer …

Casio's latest smartwatch is among the first with Android Wear 2.0

Casio's second watch, the WSD-F20, doesn't look much different than the outdoor smartwatch it revealed at last year's CES. However, the software brains inside the rugged-ized timepiece have been given a strong nudge forward. This is one of the first Android Wear 2.0 devices to surface, over half a …

Z-Wave Certified Installer Training on the Menu - Z-Wave Alliance

The Z-Wave Certified Installer Training provides installers with tools, best practices, protocols and rules for successful Z-Wave installations, and …

Comcast wants in on your smart home. Here's how it'll get there

When Fraser Stirling was 16, his father asked him what he wanted to study in school. His answer: industrial design.<p>His father, who's been an assistant principal and a soccer coach, wasn't pleased. "[He] said that was not a proper job for a man in his house," Stirling recalled in a thick Scottish …

Google shows off three new apps for Android Wear 2.0

Android Wear 2.0 has plenty of improvements and changes, but one that has plenty of people excited is having apps installed on, and running from, the …

Great Christmas gift: Koogeek Smart Plug is a simple, inexpensive, Wi-Fi HomeKit device to get started with Siri home automation

The Koogeek plug is a simple way to add smart HomeKit functionality to ‘any’ device you own with a plug (buy it for $34.99). The idea of a HomeKit plug outlet is by no means new — there are plenty available on the market — but the Koogeek stood out for its simplicity, form factor and WiFi …

Smart Gifts for Smart People with Smart Homes

The so-called “smart home” has had a sleepy, low-key year in 2016 as it recovered from several years of over promising and under delivering. The fact …

How to upgrade your home audio system without spending too much

By David Nield<p>If you're looking to get better sound for your music, movies and podcasts around the home, then there are a dizzying number of options …

Raspberry Pi helps build strong brains

"I picked one up and started tinkering with it. You could do so much with this little thing."<p>Sonia Uppal<p>"I don't think we're going to get much innovation from people who don't understand how computing really works."<p>Philip Colligan

Top 10 Drones for 2017: The Beginner’s List

Changing Planet<p><i>The latest in the Drones and Small Unmanned Aerial Systems Special Series, in which Kike profiles interesting information, research and thoughts on using drones, UAVs and remotely piloted vehicles for journalism and photography.</i><p>On the market for a great first drone? This ultimate …

20 Cool Connected Tech Products for a Smarter Home

These home gadgets work smarter, not harder.<p>What makes a smart home product? Generally, they're defined by their ability to connect wirelessly, allowing users to interact with them from their smartphones. We've rounded up 20 cool, diverse offerings — from TVs, air conditioners, smoke alarms, and …